Linda Stafford

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Counselling Services. MBACP BA (hons)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN34 4SG
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am qualified in Person Centred Counselling (BA Hons), I offer a professional and confidential service for a wide range of issues within a calm setting. I endeavour to support you on your journey of self exploration by building a non judgemental and empathetic environment where you can feel safe to share your thoughts and feelings. Sessions are led by the clients needs at that time,


What is Person Centred Counselling
Person centred counselling is a humanistic talking therapy which assists the development of the uniquely individual therapeutic alliance between counsellor and client.

As a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and to ensure my work is ethically conducted, I work inline with the values and principles of their ethical framework for good practice which can be found at http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/

To ensure ethical practice I attend supervision sessions with a supervisor who is highly qualified and accredited by the BACP as both a counsellor and supervisor.

Long and short term counselling available guided by the clients needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA Hons Person Centred Counselling.

Safeguarding and Dignity Level 1 and 2.

Working with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds within a GP surgery, Carers Support Centre and the Mind Works project working in conjunction with the YMCA I have gained valuable experience.

Since establishing private practice over 6 years, I have become a specialist support mentor working to empower and support students on their academic journey at universities in various areas of the country. I also work in conjunction with the employee assistance program for various employers.

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£35.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions are one hour.

Fees following introductory session are:

Individuals
£35 per hour.

Companies and EAP                                                                                                       £40 per hour.

When I work

Appointments available Monday to Thursday 10am to 7pm. Contact me for further details, I will contact you back as soon as my schedule allows.

Further information

My office is a summerhouse in the garden of my home in Grimsby and offers a high level of comfort and privacy.

There is on-street parking.

Evening appointments are available.

I can be reached via telephone on 07443469013 please leave a message with your name and number and I will call you back as soon as my schedule allows.

Via email, again I will get back to you as soon as my schedule allows.

19 Westhill Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN34 4SG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Linda Stafford
Linda Stafford